Request for Proposals: Non-Motorized Trail Routing and Early Preliminary Engineering (EPE)/TAP Pilot
Updated: Nov 14
**This Request for Proposals has been updated with a revised submittal schedule.**
The Tri-County Regional Planning Commission (Tri-County) is issuing a Request for Proposal(s) for Non-Motorized Trail Routing and Early Preliminary Engineering (EPE) and Planning Program/Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) Pilot Program.
The purpose of this project is to complete the trail route feasibility analysis, early preliminary engineering (EPE), and TAP application submittals for up to 85 miles of proposed regional multi-use trails that comprise three (3) locally identified active transportation connections in the Tri-County region. These three trail systems include the Fred Meijer/CIS Trail in Clinton County, the Paul Henry Trail in southwestern Eaton County, and the Mike Levin Lakelands Trail in Ingham County. This will be a collaborative process between Tri-County, local agencies in the region, and Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) TAP staff.
See the full RFP and detailed submission requirements here. Interested candidates must submit complete proposals to firstname.lastname@example.org by 4:30 p.m. EST on November 28, 2023. Late proposals will be disqualified. In order to be considered for selection, consultants must submit a complete response to the RFP. All questions pertaining to this RFP must be submitted electronically to email@example.com by November 10, 2023 (C.O.B.). All submitted queries and formal responses will be shared publicly and made available on Tri-County's website on November 14, 2023. Firms that submitted any questions will also be notified directly upon posting. No verbal requests for information or contact with Tri-County, its staff, or selection committee members will be accepted, and may result in disqualification.
Updated November 14, 2023: All responses to submitted questions are available to view here.
This RFP is not an offer to contract. Issuance of this RFP and the receipt of responses by Tri-County do not commit Tri-County to award a contract to any vendor.
Disadvantaged business enterprises, and minority and women-owned business enterprises, will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, sex or national origin in consideration for an award in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. A full statement of Tri-County’s Non-Discriminatory Practices may be found in the RFP.